TUPELO, MS - A former Saints quarterback is helping out Mississippi tornado victims.
John Fourcade brought members of his "Fourcade Brigade" to Mississippi on Thursday. The group has been collecting donations in Louisiana and on the Gulf Coast. Fourcade was taking two trailers of supplies, including bottled water, children's... more »
BATON ROUGE - A spokesperson from the local Red Cross said two volunteers are driving an Emergency Response Vehicle from Baton Rouge to Jackson, Mississippi to provide support to those affected by the recent tornado outbreak.
An American Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle can provide up to 3,000 meals... more »
TUPELO, Miss. - A northern Mississippi mayor says several injuries are being reported in the city of Tupelo after a large tornado damaged homes and down trees and power lines. Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton says none of the injuries are apparently life-threatening. Shelton says dozens of homes and businesses have... more »
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Red Cross volunteers from Louisiana arrived in southern Mississippi Monday to help with cleanup and relief efforts after a tornado this weekend.
The seven volunteers took three Emergency Response Vehicles to help provide supplies and feed people affected by severe weather Sunday.
The storms also... more »
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Gov. Phil Bryant said more than 60 people in Mississippi were hurt in storms this weekend, but no one was killed due to ample tornado warnings.
Bryant said Monday that sirens in Hattiesburg gave people as much as 30 minutes of warning that a twister was... more »
Preliminary assessments show more than 700 homes were damaged by last weekend's deadly tornadoes.
A total of 390 homes were destroyed or sustained major damage and 341 had minor damage based on surveys conducted by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business... more »